- Jul 30, 2021
Sony recently introduced the new smartphone from its Xperia line, the Sony Xperia 5 II. In many ways, the Xperia 5 II is similar to Xperia 1 II.
For instance, both smartphones come with the same narrow 21:9 ratio display. However, the latest from Sony features a 6.1inches display. Under the hood, the smartphone runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset with 8GB of RAM and 128 GB /256 GB of internal storage and a 4000mAh battery.
The display comes with a 120Hz refresh rate. As for its camera, all of the cameras of the Xperia 5 II come from the Xperia 1 Mark II with its three rear cameras and a single front-facing camera. The three rear cameras are all 12MP shooters: a main camera simulating a 24mm lens, and ultrawide camera simulating a 16mm lens, and a telephoto simulating a 70mm lens. There is a single selfie camera of 8MP placed as a solid black bar at the top of the phone.
According to the company, the device will debut with Android 10 software. As mentioned above, the smartphone comes with a 4000 mAh battery which will come with fast-charging capabilities.
What makes the new Xperia model stand out is its game mode. It offers switching screen refresh rates on the spot along with other settings such as blocking notification and calls during gaming.
The smartphone also offers Heat Suppression Power Control which will keep the phone from overheating by simply not using the battery. However, Sony further needs to elaborate on this particular feature.
Sony has revealed the price of the smartphone. The Sony Xperia 5 II is priced at $950 for the US and £799/€899 for the European market. Sony has finally launched the phone but has mentioned that pre-orders will begin from the 29th of September and shipping will begin from the 4th of December.